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Challenging Your Brain for Health and Wisdom

In their book, “Maximum Brainpower: Challenging the Brain for Health and Wisdom,” renowned cognitive psychologist and visiting professor at the London School of Economics and Stanford University, Schlomo Breznitz, with technologist Collins Hemingway, provide an in-depth look at how the … Continue reading

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Better wisdom from crowds – harvesting correct answers from groups

The wisdom of crowds is not always perfect. But two scholars at MIT’s Sloan Neuroeconomics Lab, along with a colleague at Princeton University, have found a way to make it better. Their method explained in a newly published paper, uses … Continue reading

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Tool to Assess Individual’s Level of Wisdom

UCSD researchers have developed a new method to assess a person’s levels of wisdom. The test, SD-WISE, uses neurobiology, as well as a psychosocial basis to measure the individual level of wisdom. Researchers at University of San Diego School of … Continue reading

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Una idea genial

En la historia de la ciencia hay algunas ideas geniales que impresionan por su sencillez y su estructura perfectamente límpida, que permitieron conseguir resultados que todavía hoy nos sorprenden. Por ejemplo, la medición de la circunferencia de la Tierra por … Continue reading

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What is Wisdom and how is it Learned?

We live immersed in a culture which endows rationality with such supremacy that it devalues emotions. As they are devalued, emotions are presented as if they only happen occasionally, as a disturbance in our rational existence. Indeed, most of the … Continue reading

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